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Actress Bria Vinaite plays 20-something single mom Halley in The Florida Project. Her daughter, Moonee, is played by Brooklynn Prince. Marc Schmidt/Courtesy of A24 hide caption

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In 'Florida Project,' A First-Time Actress Plays A Single Mom Doing Her Best

Bria Vinaite landed the role after director Sean Baker discovered her on Instagram. "It was my first time reading a script," she says, "and it made me cry the first time I read it."

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Faces Places co-directors JR and Agnes Varda (along with composer Matthieu Chedid, right) at this year's Cannes film festival. Venturelli/WireImage hide caption

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Agnes Varda And JR: The Cinematic Odd Couple Behind 'Faces Places'

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In 'Florida Project,' A First-Time Actress Plays A Single Mom Doing Her Best

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Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest performs onstage at FYF Fest in July in Los Angeles. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for FYF hide caption

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Q-Tip Says His New Kennedy Center Role Helps 'Institutionalize Hip-Hop'

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